At INHOUSE we offer a bespoke service for recruiting and supplying the very highest calibre of domestic and household staff to a discerning clientele.


We have over twenty five years experience within the domestic staff recruitment industry, we place candidates both in the UK and worldwide. We pride ourselves in building a relationship with our clients and candidates.

We only put forward applicants who have a minimum of two years experience and with excellent references.


We specialise in the highest calibre of household staff.

We can help you whether you are a client looking for household staff or a candidate seeking work.

Whatever your staffing needs we are here to help you.

  • Butlers
  • Chauffeurs
  • Chefs
  • Daily Maids
  • Estate Managers
  • Housekeepers
  • House Managers
  • Governess
  • Nannies
  • Personal Assistants
  • Secretaries

About Us

INHOUSE was set up in 2000 by Mary Dobson, who has been working in the industry since 1994.

We offer a discreet, bespoke service for discerning employers within private households and prestigious private establishments. We specialise in the very highest calibre of domestic staff on a full time, part time or on a temporary basis both in the UK and Internationally.

We can assist with all staffing needs, however large or small. We have successfully supplied candidates to professional city-dwelling families, working country estates, stately homes, holiday villas and ocean going yachts.

How We Work

We offer a quality service to both clients and staff and will not waste your time by sending unsuitable applicants nor waste the applicant’s time by sending them for unsuitable posts.

After establishing your requirements we provide you with a selection of suitable candidates from our extensive database. For each candidate we endeavor to produce résumé outlining a candidate’s details and include a photograph. Once you have chosen the right candidates we will arrange the interviews on your behalf.


All our applicants have gone through our rigorous process of personal interview, reference and previous employment history verification. They must have at least two years experience and / or relevant professional qualifications. We ensure that all applicants have legal rights to work in the UK.

All written references are personally verbally endorsed before any candidate would be considered for any suitable vacancy.

We pride ourselves on attention to detail and being fully up to date with all aspects of domestic service employment issues.
It is our policy to follow up on our candidate’s progress and we are always available to discuss any issues, should the need arise. We offer a guarantee period during which we offer replacement staff as detailed in our Terms of Business.

Why Choose Us?

Through our knowledge in the industry, and are extensive contacts and attention to details, we have developed a strong reputation in excellence. We pride ourselves in our friendly, personal touch and take the time to build a strong relationship with our clients. Much of our business derives from personal recommendations.

Recent Vacancies

Junior Personal Assistants x 2

Job Title: Junior Personal Assistant (as part of a global travel team) x 2 would suit graduate male.   Main residence Kuwait but lots of travel.

Job Description:

Seeking a highly adaptable and personable Junior Personal Assistant to join a dynamic global travel team supporting a HNW principal. Based in London. Worldwide travel.  This role requires exceptional communication skills, flexibility, and a positive attitude to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.  The current team are restructuring to provide more efficient cover for the principal.

This unique opportunity offers the chance to join an experienced, global team and gain invaluable experience in a high-level support role. The ideal candidate will be eager to embrace new challenges, adaptable to changing environments, and ready to commit to an exciting, globe-trotting lifestyle.  It is more important that you will be adaptable rather than have experience and every skill as you can always learn on the job.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage email correspondence and communications
  • Liaise with private office and support various business endeavours
  • Assist with family engagement activities
  • Prepare and write reports for the principal
  • Plan events and coordinate meetings
  • Handle purchases, both small and large
  • Provide day-to-day support to the principal as needed
  • Collaborate with other team members including PAs, well-being staff, and security



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Proficiency in email management and office software
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Flexibility to travel extensively worldwide (land and yacht-based)
  • Adaptability to work in various cultural contexts
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team


Key Attributes:

  • Personable and socially adept
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing tasks and environments
  • Committed and willing to go above and beyond
  • Good listener with a learning mindset


Additional Information:

  • Extensive global travel required
  • Accommodation, meals, travel, work clothing, and necessary technology provided
  • Working hours variable, potentially 24/7 with time off to be arranged
  • Approximately 2 months off over the course of the year
  • Not suitable for candidates with significant home commitments
  • Prior PA experience not necessary; aptitude and character are more important


Application Process:

  • Initial interviews via video
  • 2-week trial at principal’s current location
  • Start date: ASAP



  • Salary: £35 – 40 k (tax-free)


35k - 40k per annum tax free


PA/Secretary required for INHOUSE client based in St James Place, London.

Working for a single lady Monday to Friday 10a.m. to 7p.m. with some flexibility., working from the clients house, It is a fully staffed house.  The client is looking for someone who is energetic and organised.

To start asap.

  • Diary management.
  • Email correspondence, letters, telephone calls, scanning and recording documents
  • Managing business, personal and social diary
  • Preparing necessary documents for principal’s business affairs
  • Coordinating extensive international travel, which involves booking flights, hotels, transportation, creating detailed itineraries, and handling complex visas
  • Day to day management
  • Organising charity work
  • Attending charity functions

£60k plus per annum

Daily Housekeeper

Housekeeper Profile for Wilton Mews Housekeeper Job Specifications, To start end of April. Excellent salary offered.

The Housekeeper will provide a high level of housekeeping services to the Client. The ideal candidate must have proven previous experience working in a similar role.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Housekeeper

  • Cleaning house daily
  • Reporting maintenance issues and emergencies
  • Laundry
  • Looking after the family’s dog when needed (walking, feeding etc)
  • Ensuring the interior of the house is clean and well-maintained at all times
  • Coordinate with household staff to ensure standards are maintained
  • Ensuring cleaning product stock is available
  • Energetic, can do attitude


  • Proven work experience working as a Housekeeper in a similar role
  • Excellent with dogs
  • Able to travel with the family if needed (Once or twice a year)
  • Experience working in luxury residential properties and homes
  • Experience working with families and UHNWI.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of service
  • Able to work efficiently without compromising quality or standards
  • Able to ascertain the clients requirements
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Highly organised and excellent at multi-tasking
  • Good communications skills
  • Outstanding references
  • Driving Licence (Not essential)
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Lives in London / Greater London (within one hour commute to Belgravia)
  • High attention to detail.
  • The ability to spot what needs doing in a home.
  • Creating systems if and when needed and/or maintaining them.
  • Available to work 40 hours per week, 5 days Monday-Friday

Skills of an Excellent Housekeeper

  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent multitasker
  • Proactive thinker and problem solver
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent time management


  • Competitive Salary
  • Expenses Covered


£43k plus

Houseman – Live in Kensington


A residential houseman is required for a family near Kensington.  There are three properties, each are three storey houses.

The principal lives in one house whilst his two daughters occupy the other two homes nearby

The family’s main home is abroad so the properties are used for short stays throughout the year.

The candidate would be required to carry out general maintenance and some security, some general help with housekeeping when required, some cleaning, shopping etc., there are housekeepers employed.

The main working days are Monday to Friday, however the candidate maybe asked to work extra hours when the family are in residence.

£40k per annum, self contained ground floor flat is available.

£40k per annum

Daily Housekeeper (part time)

An opportunity to work for a delightful lady based in Battersea.

The client requires a professional housekeeper to work Monday to Friday from 1pm. to 5pm.

A newly refurbished flat, with modern technology, duties taking care of the lady’s clothes, wardrobe management, general cleaning of the premises to a high standard, some shopping may be required.

To start asap.

£18 per hour


One of our clients drivers will be leaving  in March and we’re keen to find a replacement ASAP.  They are currently seeking a suitable candidate to join the current team (three chauffeurs are employed full time).  They need someone to fit in with the other two drivers. Based Central London

  • Permanent position (salaried)
  • Part of team of 3 drivers, replacing one of the three leaving
  • Start date March 2024 (or preferably sooner)
  • Strong knowledge of London
  • Discrete
  • Flexible and accepting that last minute changes may be required to respond to the needs of the Principal and family
  • Weekend work is a non-negotiable. There is an increasing demand for weekend work given the Principal and family’s busy lives. There is a desire to have two drivers working every second weekend so we’re keen to find someone who is comfortable with weekend work and time off during the week instead. We’re also open to someone who would work every weekend, plus a few days in the week if such a suitable candidate existed
  • Other shifts are either full days or split between a morning or an afternoon/evening shift
  • Priority is driving the Principal and his son during the week – school, work, appointments and evening engagements. The rest of the day is running errands for the office and households, as required. At weekends, driving the Principal and wider family
  • Typically 5 days’ work and 2 days rest per week
  • Requirement to drive several different cars (including sports cars and left-hand drives), a Sprinter minibus and a motorcycle
  • Physically fit as some errands require lifting plus dog walking during the day if on shift
  • Good administrative skills


£55 - 60k per annum


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